6 Types of Friends Who Use You for Their Own Purposes

Friends who use you aren’t true friends at all. So, how do you recognize those who pretend to care about your friendship? Oh, the mystery of friendship, isn’t it strange? I think so, what do you think? Have you come across the type of friends who take advantage of you? I know I have. Listen, there is true friendship and there is something…

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How to Be More Grateful and Feel Happier with What You Have

Sometimes in life, everything strikes at once. What can you do when life doesn't only dole out lemons — it pitches them speedball-style at your head? You can't change some external circumstances, no matter how hard you try. But you can practice mindfulness and feel more grateful for what you do have. These little rituals can help you be more grateful and happy…

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7 Types of Family Conflict and How to Resolve Each of Them

Where there are two or more people, there will be disagreements, family notwithstanding. All of us have to deal with a family conflict at some or many points in our lives. Trite as family disagreements seem, they can be delicate and difficult to manage. So, how do you handle squabbling loved ones? How do you cope when you become embroiled in the conflict…

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How to Stop Feeling Inferior and Comparing Yourself to Others

If you’re feeling inferior, I’ve been there, I have an idea what that feels like. But, it’s time to stop and listen. Do you want me to be blunt? Feeling inferior will kill your positive self-esteem. Do you want to know why? Well, sitting around comparing yourself with others is a never-ending cycle. Here’s the hard cold truth. There will always be someone…

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How to Stop Thinking about Your Ex? 5 Things You Can Do

Whether you’ve just gone through a breakup or lost an important friend, the grief you feel is very real and can seem to last forever if you stay focused on someone. Sometimes, you just can't stop thinking about your ex-friend or lover who is not a part of your life anymore. The fact is, breakups and losing friends is a painful but inevitable…

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5 Signs of a Power Imbalance in Your Relationship & What to Do

A power imbalance can be a dangerous thing in a relationship. Unfortunately, they will affect almost any couple as sharing your life with someone can be tricky. If there are love and care in a relationship, these power imbalances can be easy to address. Here are five of the most common signs of a power imbalance and what to do about them to…

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Traits of an Interdependent Relationship & Differences from Codependence

Do you have an interdependent relationship with your partner, or is it codependent? Both types of relationships imply reliance, but one is less healthy than the other. This article explains interdependent relationships and how they stand apart from codependent ones. The knowledge will make yours less of a headache to manage. What is an interdependent relationship? Strictly defined, an interdependent, secure relationship between…

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6 Different Types of Attraction Between Men and Women

Strong feelings and love between a man and woman aren't always the same. There are several different types of attraction. I’ve only recently learned that there are several types of attraction between and man and woman. I always just thought you met, fell in love and then you either had your happy ending or you didn’t. If you didn’t, well, that usually ended…

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Eye Contact Attraction: How to Find If Someone Likes You

Body language is extremely powerful, and is as important a communication method as the spoken word; but how does eye contact attraction work, and how do you know if somebody is really attracted to you by looking at their eyes? What does it mean when a person cannot hold eye contact? The term ‘shifty’ is widely used to describe someone with ill intent.…

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How to Deal with Your Angry Teenager and Help Them Cope

"The children now love luxury, they have bad manners, contempt for authority; they show disrespect to their elders..." Does this sound like something you've said recently about an angry teenager or a quote from a parenting blog? It's actually the words of Socrates spoken nearly 2500 years ago. He's speaking about youth and we can see that issues surrounding them have never changed.…

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